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Venture Intelligence - Mint Deal Tracker (Dec 18, 2017)

Venture Intelligence is powering the (Weekly) Deal Tracker on The Mint - tracking all Private Equity, Venture Capital, M&A, Real Estate and Strategic investments in India. The Deal Tracker is featured in the Deals Section (Page 3) every Monday.
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Venture Intelligence - Mint Deal Tracker (Dec 11, 2017)

Venture Intelligence is powering the (Weekly) Deal Tracker on The Mint - tracking all Private Equity, Venture Capital, M&A, Real Estate and Strategic investments in India. The Deal Tracker is featured in the Deals Section (Page 3) every Monday.

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Venture Intelligence is India's longest serving provider of data and analysis on Private Company Financials, Transactions (private equity, venture capital and M&A) & their Valuations in India.

Venture Intelligence - Mint Deal Tracker (December 4)

Venture Intelligence is powering the (Weekly) Deal Tracker on The Mint - tracking all Private Equity, Venture Capital, M&A, Real Estate and Strategic investments in India. The Deal Tracker is featured in the Deals Section (Page 3) every Monday.
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Venture Intelligence is India's longest serving provider of data and analysis on Private Company Financials, Transactions (private equity, venture capital and M&A) & their Valuations in India.

Global investors woo Indian startups with cold, hard cash: Nikkei Asian Review

A Nikkei Asian Review article quotes Venture Intelligence data on Private Equity and Venture Capital investments in India:
 Investment in unlisted Indian companies in 2015 hit a record 775 deals, worth $17.3 billion, according to Venture Intelligence, a unit of India's TSJ Media. This year, the pace has picked up. As of September, the average transaction value was 60% higher than in 2015.
Venture Intelligence is India's longest serving provider of data and analysis on Private Company Financials, Transactions (private equity, venture capital and M&A) & their Valuations in India.

The Billion Dollar Club of Indian Private Equity

With SAIF Partners India becoming the latest to join the list of India-focused Private Equity - Venture Capital firms with $1 Billion Assets Under Management (AUM), Venture Intelligence presents the league table of such investors. (Note: The data focuses on Private Equity and Venture Capital funds and excludes Real Estate funds.)

Coverage of the data by Mint

Venture Intelligence is India's longest serving provider of data and analysis on Private Company Financials, Transactions (private equity, venture capital and M&A) & their Valuations in India.

PE exits through IPOs cross $1 billion in 2017: Mint

A Mint article quotes Venture Intelligence data on Private Equity and Venture Capital Exits through IPOs: In yet another successful year of exits, private equity (PE) funds sold shares worth $1.17 billion in 2017 as their portfolio companies went public, data from Venture Intelligence shows. The figure is almost 25% higher than the $935 million they sold through initial public offerings (IPOs) in 2016. In 2015, PEs sold stocks worth just $287 million in IPOs. These factors have led to an increase in the contribution of IPOs to overall PE exits, from a 3% share of overall exits worth $9.95 billion in 2015 to about 12% share of $9.97 billion exits so far in 2017, data from Venture Intelligence shows. (Click to View)
Venture Intelligence is India's longest serving provider of data and analysis on Private Company Financials, Transactions (private equity, venture capital and M&A) & their Valuations in India.

Sayonara, Japanese firms wary of investing in India: DNA India

A DNA article quotes Venture Intelligence data on Japanese VCs investing in India:
According to the research firm Venture Intelligence, while investments by Japanese firms as private equity touched $1.43 billion in the first half of calendar 2017, from just $459 million in 2016, almost the whole of it or about 98.9% was accounted by SoftBank Group Corp which invested $1.40 billion.
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Venture Intelligence is India's longest serving provider of data and analysis on Private Company Financials, Transactions (private equity, venture capital and M&A) & their Valuations in India.

Venture Intelligence - Mint Deal Tracker (November 20)

Venture Intelligence is powering the (Weekly) Deal Tracker on The Mint - tracking all Private Equity, Venture Capital, M&A, Real Estate and Strategic investments in India. The Deal Tracker is featured in the Deals Section (Page 3) every Monday.

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New P2P Lending Regulations: An Entrepreneur Perspective

Venture Intelligence spoke to Mukesh Bubna, Founder & CEO of Peer to Peer (P2P) lending firm Monexo's on his take on the impact of the new RBI regulations on the sector and the expectations going forward.

Venture Intelligence: What was your initial reaction to the recently introduced RBI regulations on P2P?
Mukesh Bubna: RBI ushering P2P platforms as a new class of NBFCs is a welcome move that provides the entire sector increased credibility and reinforces the potential of a marketplace approach to credit delivery. RBI’s insistence on a business continuity plan in case of platform shut down, ‘Fit and proper criteria’ for promoter team are all steps that will boost confidence of platform lenders.
Despite the existence of a few grey areas around definitional constructs and prudential caps on participants’ exposure, the framework does enough to lend clarity on key issues surrounding operational requirements, role of the P2P platform as an intermediary and mandates the adoption of …

2017 Is The Biggest Year For PE/VC Exits: Business World

A Business World report quotes Venture Intelligence data on 2017 being the biggest year for Private Equity and Venture Capital exits in : Data available with research firm Venture Intelligence shows fund managers have already recorded 213 exits worth $10 Billion so far this calendar year, making 2017 a bumper year for PE/VC exits. And, that is not all. The industry has also witnessed the highest number of PE-backed IPOs. In January-October 2016, total number of PE/VC exits stood at 198 with the total value amounting to $7.4 Billion. During the said months in 2015, as many as 240 PE/VC exits took place worth $9.1 Billion.Take a look at some of the successful exits this calendar year. SAIF Partners garnered a 26.5x return on its investment in One97 Communications in May 2017 when SoftBank Corp acquired a stake in it in a secondary sale. In a public market sale, TPG Capital made a 4.6x return from its investment in Shriram City Union Finance.Some of the top PE-backed IPOs in 2017 include…

Sequoia Capital sells Just Dial stake worth Rs35 crore: Mint

A Mint article quotes Venture Intelligence data on PE/VC investments and exits in JustDial: Sequoia Capital started selling its stake in Just Dial in the third quarter of the current calendar year. On 5 September, Sequoia Capital sold a total of 3.6 million Just Dial shares worth approximately Rs135 crore, thereby bringing down its shareholding by 5.17% to 4.11%. In 2016, Sequoia Capital sold shares worth around Rs60 crore, while in 2015, it offloaded stake worth about Rs1,218 crore in Just Dial, according to data compiled by Venture Intelligence, a research service focused on private company financials, transactions and valuations. Sequoia Capital first invested in Just Dial in 2009.  Tiger Global made a complete exit from Just Dial in 2015, data from Venture Intelligence shows.  Sequoia, along with venture capital firm SAIF Partners and Tiger Global made a investment of Rs16.44 crore in the company in 2009. In 2012, Sequoia invested Rs60 crore along with venture capital firm Sapphi…

Venture Intelligence - Mint Deal Tracker (November 6)

Venture Intelligence is powering the (Weekly) Deal Tracker on The Mint - tracking all Private Equity, Venture Capital, M&A, Real Estate and Strategic investments in India. The Deal Tracker is featured in the Deals Section (Page 3) every Monday.
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Venture Intelligence is India's longest serving provider of data and analysis on Private Company Financials, Transactions (private equity, venture capital and M&A) & their Valuations in India.

How IDG Ventures India's Late Stage Tech strategy is filling a key gap in the VC Ecosystem

With global investors such as Tiger Global and SoftBank vacating the sub-$100 million Late Stage Technology segment - that they were aggressively active during 2014-15 - the Indian Venture Capital ecosystem clearly needs to fill this yawning gap.
In the absence of new funds being raised specifically for this segment, one potential way is for Private Equity firms to "come down" from their typical sweet spot (in terms of both deal values and level of company maturity). The "old India hands" in the PE segment like Warburg Pincus and Temasek have indeed started to dabble in Late Stage Tech investing in the last couple of years. Between them, these firms have invested into companies like Rivigo, Capillary Technologies, CarTrade.com and Manthan Systems. However, given their mandate to invest across multiple sectors, these firms cannot overexpose themselves to just one sector.
The other option is for some of the Early Stage technology investors to “go up” the deal value …

League Table Update - October 2017

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Focus Turns to New Verticals as Fintech Investments Gathers Pace in Post-DeMo India

Venture Capital investors invested in as many as 8 fintech companies in just the month of October 2017 - representing a new high for the sector during the year. Early Stage investors have been favouring the sector over yesteryear star of B2C E-Commerce making 11 seed and 17 Series A bets in Fintech companies during the tear.
A year after the Indian Government Demonetized ("DeMo") its high value notes, which saw mobile wallet companies like Paytm and Mobikwik gain very significant heft, investors seem to have decided that sufficient funding has gone into the payments category. They are now focused on new verticals within Fintech - especially Insurance marketplaces (Policybazaar, Renewbuy), SME focused lenders (Lendingkart, Capital Float), Credit evaluation (Credit Vidya, Datasigns), micro-credit for students (Krazybee and Slicepay), end-of-month credit for salaried professionals, etc.
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Venture Intelligence - Mint Deal Tracker (October 30)

Venture Intelligence is powering the (Weekly) Deal Tracker on The Mint - tracking all Private Equity, Venture Capital, M&A, Real Estate and Strategic investments in India. The Deal Tracker is featured in the Deals Section (Page 3) every Monday.

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Venture Intelligence is India's longest serving provider of data and analysis on Private Company Financials, Transactions (private equity, venture capital and M&A) & their Valuations in India.

PE/VC Backed IPO: Mahindra Logistics

The IPO of Kedaara Capital backed Mahindra Logistics was subscribed 7.9 times with Kedara Capital making a part exit with INR 415 Cr. The IPO was a complete offer for sale by existing shareholders. With data from Venture Intelligence PE/VC Database and Company Financials Database we look at Mahindra Logistics's journey and how it's investor fared in the IPO.


Venture Intelligence is India's longest serving provider of data and analysis on Private Company Financials, Transactions (private equity, venture capital and M&A) & their Valuations in India.

Venture Intelligence - Mint Deal Tracker (October 23)

Venture Intelligence is powering the (Weekly) Deal Tracker on The Mint - tracking all Private Equity, Venture Capital, M&A, Real Estate and Strategic investments in India. The Deal Tracker is featured in the Deals Section (Page 3) every Monday.

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Venture Intelligence is India's longest serving provider of data and analysis on Private Company Financials, Transactions (private equity, venture capital and M&A) & their Valuations in India.

What sets global PE firm General Atlantic apart from its peers: ET

The Economic Times's story on General Atlantic investments in India quotes Venture Intelligence data:
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Venture Intelligence is India's longest serving provider of data and analysis on Private Company Financials, Transactions (private equity, venture capital and M&A) & their Valuations in India.

PE investments into real estate up a tad in first 9 months: The Economic Times

An ET article quotes Venture Intelligence data on Private Equity investments in Real Estate in 2017:
Private equity investments in real estate for the first nine months of the year rose marginally to touch $3.16 billion across 40 deals as global and domestic institutional investors continue to infuse capital into Indian real estate, especially in the commercial segment.  The average investment size has also increased as similar inflow was registered during the year-ago period across 66 transactions, data from Venture Intelligence showed. The latest quarterly figures take the total PE investments in real estate in the first nine months of 2017 to $3.16 billion across 40 deals, up marginally compared to $3.14 billion across 66 deals in the same period in 2016.  In the third quarter, commercial space continued to dominate in terms of volume and value. Six deals worth $356 million were announced in the commercial space compared to five deals worth $340 million in the residential space in…

How consumer product startups are battling roadblocks to stand out amid giants: Economic Times

ET quotes Venture Intelligence data on FMCG startups taking on industry giants: The rising wave of consumer startups has triggered a surge in investments this year. Data from research platform Venture Intelligence show $230 million was infused into consumer product startups in just the first three quarters of this year, as compared with $78 million all through 2016. 


The article also quoted other interesting stats on the industry:

Venture Intelligence is India's longest serving provider of data and analysis on Private Company Financials, Transactions (private equity, venture capital and M&A) & their Valuations in India.

Venture Intelligence - Mint Deal Tracker (October 9)

Venture Intelligence is powering the (Weekly) Deal Tracker on The Mint - tracking all Private Equity, Venture Capital, M&A, Real Estate and Strategic investments in India. The Deal Tracker is featured in the Deals Section (Page 3) every Monday.

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Venture Intelligence is India's longest serving provider of data and analysis on Private Company Financials, Transactions (private equity, venture capital and M&A) & their Valuations in India.

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas tops M&A League Tables for Q3'17

AZB & Partners continued to top the League Table in terms of both value and volume for the first nine months of 2017
For the three months ended September 2017, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas topped the League Table for M&A transactions advising deals worth $785 M, followed by AZB & Partners ($682 M) and Khaitan & Co. ($668 M).
Deals advised by Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas during the period included General Atlantic's buyout of Karvy Computershare', Mars Inc's acquisition of Tasty Bites and the Carlyle's buyout of GE Capital's stake in its cards processing JV with SBI. AZB & Partners also advised the first two deals as well as the Advent International's investment in Dixcy Textiles.
Khaitan & Co. advised the stake increase of Tokio Marine in its Indian insurance joint venture IFFCO Tokio and the Wilmar International investment in Shree Renuka Sugars.
For the first nine months of 2017, AZB & Partners continued to top the League Table in te…

AZB advises PE deals worth about $11 B in First 9 Months of 2017

AZB & Partners continued to top the Venture Intelligence League Tables for Private Equity Transactions during the first nine months 2017 advising deals worth $10.9 Billion. AZB was followed by Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas ($5.8 B) and Khaitan & Co. ($4.3 B). J Sagar Associates ($2.2 B) and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas ($2.1 B) completed the top 5 for the year so far.
AZB topped the table by number of deals as well reporting 60 qualifying deals followed by Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (53 deals) and Khaitan & Co. (30 deals). Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (23 deals) and IndusLaw (22 deals) completed the top 5 by deal volume.
Among foreign firms, Gunderson Dettmer advised 3 deals worth $2.9 B including SoftBank's investments in Flipkart and Oyo Rooms.
The Venture Intelligence League Tables, the first such initiative exclusively tracking transactions involving India-based companies, are based on value of PE and M&A transactions advised by Transaction and Legal Advisory firms.

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SBI - GE cards deal propels Morgan Stanley to Top 3 in M&A Chart

Carlyle's July buyout of GE Capital's stake in its cards processing JV catapulted Morgan Stanley into second position of the Venture Intelligence M&A League Table for 2017.
Other large deals during the July-September quarter included the Edelweiss Financial Services and IMAP India advised INR 800 Cr investment by Wilmar International into Shree Renuka Sugars. Axis Capital advised the Axis Bank - Freecharge acquisition and the strategic investment by Reliance IndustriesintoBalaji Telefilms.
The Venture Intelligence League Tables, the first such initiative exclusively tracking transactions involving India-based companies, are based on value of PE and M&A transactions advised by Transaction and Legal Advisory firms.

The advisors to the $12.4 Billion Vodafone - Idea Cellular merger announced in March - Axis Capital, Morgan Stanley, Kotak, Robey Warshaw and Rothschild - continued to account for the top 5 spots during the first nine months of 2017.
By number of deals, Ernst …

Flipkart - SoftBank propels Goldman Sachs, Citi to top of 2017 League Table

Aided by the biggest investment in Indian Private Equity history i.e. Flipkart - SoftBank, financial advisors to the deal - Goldman Sachs and Citi - topped the Venture Intelligence League Tables for 2017. Avendus came in at third place advising Dixcy Textiles - Advent International and Paras Healthcare - Creador deals. Standard Chartered and ICICI Securities completed the top five.
The Venture Intelligence League Tables, the first such initiative exclusively tracking transactions involving India-based companies, are based on value of PE and M&A transactions advised by Transaction and Legal Advisory firms.

Including due diligence deals, Citi came first followed by Ernst & Young advising $2.7 B across 25 deals. Goldman Sachs came in at third.
Going by no. of deals, Avendus topped the League Tables with 10 deals in 2017, followed by Unitus Capital and Creedcap Asia which advised 7 deals each. Veda Corporate, IndigoEdge and Sprout Capital came in at third advising 6 deals each.
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